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DOL Proposes Updated Definition of Investment Advice Fiduciary

The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a proposal to update the definition of an investment advice fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The updated definition of an investment advice fiduciary would apply when a financial service provider gives investment advice for a fee to retirement plan participants, IRA owners and others.

November 01, 2023

Keywords: DOL, ERISA, Fiduciary, IRAs, Retirement Plans

Categories & Topics: Compliance, ERISA & Pension Plans

Few Big Changes in New Regulatory Agendas, Ambitious Rulemakings to Persist

Federal agencies issue Fall Reg Flex agendas, reflecting continuation of ambitious agendas; Custody Rule and anti-money laundering for advisers still planned.

January 09, 2023

Keywords:  Money Market Funds, AML, CFTC, Custody, Cybersecurity, DOL, ESG, Private Funds, Proxy Voting, Regulatory Agents, SEC Investment Management

Categories & Topics: AML/OFAC, CFTC, Compliance, Cybersecurity/Privacy, ERISA & Pension Plans, ESG, Industry-Level, Proxy Voting

The IAA Recommends Changes to Proposed QPAM Exemption

The DOL’s proposed new QPAM Exemption requirements would significantly narrow the availability of the exemption and make it more difficult for advisers to use. While we support efforts to protect the interests of plans and plan participants and beneficiaries, we are concerned that the QPAM Exemption proposal’s potential impacts will have negative consequences.

October 19, 2022


Categories & Topics: Compliance, ERISA & Pension Plans

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